French Grammar: Partitive Articles

Identify: French Grammar: Partitive Articles la grammaire française: les articles partitifs You’ll need to learn to use nouns with their correct articles (les articles) if you want to talk about people, places and things! There are three types of articles in French: definite articles (les articles définis), indefinite articles (les articles indéfinis), and partitive articles […]

French Grammar: Passé Composé with Reflexive Verbs

… Identify: French Grammar: Passé Composé with Reflexive Verbs la grammaire française: les verbes réfléchis au Passé Composé Reflexive verbs are used when the subject and object of a verb (action) are the same. The action “reflects back” onto the subject! Study: Reflexive verbs are used when the subject and object of a verb (action) […]

French Grammar: The Past Participle

… Identify: French Grammar: The Past Participle la grammaire française: le participe passé Study: The past participle is the general equivalent of using [-ED] in English. It can be used in a variety of functions including compound tenses and as adjectives with the verb ‘ÊTRE’. To form the past participle for regular verbs, you’ll need to add a new ending to […]

French Grammar: Reflexive Verbs

Identify: French Grammar: Reflexive Verbs la grammaire française: les verbes réfléchis Reflexive verbs are used when the subject and object of a verb (action) are the same. The action “reflects back” onto the subject! Study: Reflexive verbs are used when the subject and object of a verb (action) are the same. The action “reflects back” […]

French Grammar: The Present Continuous – [ÊTRE EN TRAIN DE] + Infinitive

… Identify: French Grammar: The Present Continuous – [ÊTRE EN TRAIN DE] + Infinitive la grammaire française: le présent continu – [être en train de] + l’infinitif In English, we use the Present Progressive tense to talk about actions that are occurring at this moment in time.  The marker for this in English is a […]

Spanish Grammar: The Verb [IR]+[A] with Places

… Identify Spanish Grammar: The Verb [IR]+[A] with Places la gramática española: el verbo [ir]+[a] con los lugares The verb [IR] means to go. It is an irregular verb. May be used to indicate where people are going. … Connect LEAF Spanish Vocabulary: Verb Conjugation – Basics … 60-Second Spanish Grammar Lesson Coming Soon! … Study […]

French Grammar: The Verb [AVOIR] – Verb Conjugation Chart

… [AVOIR] : TO HAVE Infinitive AVOIR Conjugation IRREGULAR Present Participle AYANT Past Participle EU … Simple Tenses, Indicative Mood:   Présent Imparfait Passé Simple Futur je  (j’)ai  (j’)avais  (j’)eus (j’)aurai tu  as  avais  eus auras il / elle / on  a  avait  eut aura nous  avons  avions  eûmes aurons vous  avez  aviez  eûtes aurez […]

French Grammar: The Recent Past with [VENIR DE] + Infinitive

… Identify: French Grammar: The Recent Past with [VENIR DE] + Infinitive la grammaire française: le passé récent avec [venir de] + l’infinitif VENIR is an irregular verb that normally means “to come”.  However, VENIR is also a very handy verb when we want to talk about actions that have (or had) taken place in […]

French Grammar: Irregular Verbs – Basics

Identify: French Grammar: Irregular Verbs – Basics la grammaire française: verbes irreguliers – les essentiels Verbs are used to communicate actions. They DO things! If you plan on doing anything in French, you’ll need to learn how verbs work! When we conjugate all kinds of verbs, they are usually identified as regular or irregular verbs. […]

French Grammar: Common Irregular Verbs – Present Tense

… Identify: French Grammar: Common Irregular Verbs – Present Tense la grammaire française: verbes irréguliers courants – temps présent Verbs are used to communicate actions. Common verbs express day-to-day activities. Study: Infinitives and Conjugation: Infinitive verbs are verbs that are unchanged. They are in their most basic form, and can be adapted in many different […]